Trade secrets. They’re what keep small businesses moving forward. For some these trade secrets consist of simply knowing the right person, for others it’s coming up with an idea that no one else has yet to see. These secrets are the advantages that everyday people use to stay ahead of the 8-ball and in the end, make money. The key to making them work for you however is keeping them concealed from public view. Do this and you’ll always be ahead, spill the beans though and well… you’ll just end up looking like this guy.